Upcoming free film screenings from the
Utah Film Center
Utah Film Center

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We're thrilled to announce that we raised over $5,000 with the generosity of our donors and matching gift from the Willard L. Eccles Foundation! Your contribution will help us continue to engage and inspire audiences across the state through curated film exhibition, educational programs, and artist support.

On behalf of the staff and board, thank you for choosing to give to the Utah Film Center!

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings

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Tuesday, April 4 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Science Movie Night


Directed by Craig Leeson
102 min | 2016 | Hong Kong | Not Rated

*Post-film discussion with Robin Kundis Craig, William H. Leary Professor of Law of S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah

Follow a documentarian and a world-record free-diver around the globe as they investigate the impact of the world's reliance on plastic.

Presented in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Utah and The City Library.

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Tuesday, April 11 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Films Without Borders

FIRE AT SEA (Fuocoammare)

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi
108 min | 2016 | Italy | Not Rated
Presented in Italian with English Subtitles

Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Fire at Sea looks at the effect of the European migrant crisis on a remote Italian island.

Nominated: Best Documentary Feature–2017 Academy Award; Winner: Golden Bear–2016 Berlin International Film Festival

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Wednesday, April 12 @ 7:00 PM
 Rose Wagner - 138 W 300 S

Through The Lens


Directed by Jedd Wider and Todd Wider
113 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with directors Jedd Wider and Todd Wider moderated by KUER RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

A beautiful elegy for a deceased homeless woman suffering from mental illness, as told through her own words and interviews with people she knew.

Official Selection: 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, and 30+ other international film festivals.

Presented in partnership with KUER 90.1 & RadioWest.

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Tuesday, April 18 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Environment Films


Directed by Susan Froemke and John Hoffman
92 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film discussion TBA.

Based on the best-selling book, the film explores the work of three unlikely conservationists who don't fit preconceptions of environmentalists.

Official Selection: 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Presented in partnership with The Nature Conservancy.

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings

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Monday, Apr 3 @ 4:00 PM - West Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Saturday, Apr 8 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Traveling Tumbleweeds

A CAT IN PARIS (Une vie de chat)

Directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol
80 min | 2010 | France/Belgium | Rated PG
Recommended for Ages 8+

Cast: Dominique Blanc, Bruno Salomone, and Jean Benguigui

Dino the cat lives a double life with the family of a police detective by day and a cat burglar by night in this beautifully hand-drawn film.

Nominated: 2012 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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Thursday, Apr 13 @ 7:00 PM - West Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Thursday, Apr 20 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

Directed by Morgan Neville
96 min | 2015 | USA | Rated PG-13

From Oscar®-winning director Morgan Neville, comes the story of the international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Official Selection: 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, 2015 Berlin International Film Festival

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Wednesday, Apr 19 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Utah Film Circuit


Directed by Keith Maitland
82 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film discussion TBA.

Archival footage combined with rotoscope animation, in a never-before-seen way, reveal the untold stories from America’s first mass school shooting.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature—2016 SXSW Fim Festival

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Utah Film Center Education



In light of the current energy debates on whether we should we reopen the coal mines, opt for natural gas, or focus on renewables, check out this PSA created by a local SHIFT high schooler in his science class. This stop motion PSA sends the message that as a society we need to balance our energy supply and demand, curb our overconsumption, and commit to a sustainable plan in order to save our planet. 


 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank